Meraki Carmaker Connect Schedule & Homework

Meraki Carmaker Connect Schedule & Homework

๐ŸŒŸ Meraki Cardmaker Connect: Class Schedule & Homework ๐ŸŒŸ

Hello Crafty Meraki family!

We are super excited to connect with you this weekend for our Meraki Cardmaker Connect event! ๐ŸŽ‰ Hereโ€™s everything you need to know to get ready for the classes and enjoy a weekend full of creativity and fun.

๐Ÿ“… Schedule of Classes:

๐Ÿ“ Homework & Preparation:

For each class, please make sure you have the following materials and have completed any necessary prep work as outlined below. For more detailed information on each class, refer to the individual class blog posts on our main blog page.

Aditi Mahajan (9 am Eastern, July 13)

  • Homework:

    If you'd like to craft along LIVE with Aditi, please prepare these elements before the class begins.ย 

    1. Die cut party balloons twice- once on vellum and once on iridescent white CS. Save the negative die cut pieces (balloons).
    2. Die cut layers of Festive Delight all on white CS except the cake tiers and stand.
    3. Die cut cake tiers and frosting on coloured Cardstock matching the background ( in my case two shades purple).
    4. Die cut the frosting layer, using glitter CS and coloured Cardstock

Ishani S (10 am, July 13)

  • Homework:
  1. Die cut party balloons twice on Smooth cardstock and once on Light blue CS.ย 
  2. Save the negative die cut pieces (balloons) that will be colored using ink blending.
  3. Bonus project: Die cut one sheet of EAP.

Deepa Robbins (11 am, July 13)

  • Homework: -
  1. Die cut the Party Balloons die 6 times from light pink cardstock -
  2. Die cut the cake base, candles and cream topping from the Festive Delight set from white cardstock
  3. Die cut the cake tray from the Festive Delight set from gold or specialty cardstock
  4. Die cut the cake frosting from the Festive Delight set from white vellum
  5. Die cut the stems and leaves from the Festive Delight set from green cardstock
  6. Die cut the flower die 3 times each from the Festive Delight set from pink & white vellum or cardstocks of your choice ( you should end up with 3 pink flowers and 3 white flowers)

    Amanda Stevens (1 pm, July 13)

    Kelly Taylor (2 pm, July 13)

    • Homework: Die cut all dies with White card stock - prepare to color your die cuts during class (Kelly used Neenah 80lb). Cut Cake stand with Gold mirror cardstock.ย 

    Laura Bassen (3 pm, July 13)

    Homework: For the Party Balloon Card

      1. Die cut the Party Balloons once with white cardstock.
      2. Create an A2 white card base.
      3. Die cut each ballon in the Party Balloons cover die with solid colored cardstock. I went in rainbow order, but you can chose any colors that you like, even pattern paper.
      4. Die cut the Celebrate word die (only the shadow die) with vellum
      5. Die cut the Celebrate word die (only the word die) with gold metallic cardstock.ย 
      Homework: For the Layered Cake Card
        1. Die cut all the pieces from the Festive Delight die set with solid colored cardstock. I will share the colors I used, but feel free to use any colors that you like.
        2. For the cake stand I used a light aqua color of cardstock.
        3. For both of the cake layers I used a light peach cardstock.
        4. For the frosting I used a pink cardstock.
        5. For the cherries I used red cardstock.
        6. For the cherry leaves I used green cardstock.
        7. Create an A2 white card base.
        8. Create a cream panel measuring 3.5โ€, 4.75โ€.

                      Joy Baldwin (1 pm Eastern, July 14)

                      • Homework:ย Die cut Cupcake EAP, Party Balloons background die

                      Erica Andersson (2 pm, July 14)

                      Laura Evangeline (3 pm, July 14)

                      • Die cut 5-6 cupcakes of choice from EAP
                      • Die cut/trim 5-6 sentiment strips from EAP -Trim 4 card bases from white card stock to 4-Bar size (3-1/2" x 5" when folded)
                      • Trim 4 watercolor card stock panels to 4-1/4" x 5-1/2"
                      • Trim 2 vellum strips to 1-1/2" x 5-1/2"
                      • Trim 2 white card stock strips to 1-1/2" x 4"
                      • Trim 3 white card stock panels to 3-1/2" x 5"
                      • Punch/die cut a circle (approx 2-1/4" across) into the center of one of the white card stock panels -Select sequins, gems, thread, splatter/spray, markers, Distress Oxide/blending inks in colors to compliment your chosen cupcakes

                      Jessica Frost Ballas (4 pm, July 14)

                      • Homework:ย Die Cut Cupcake EAP

                      Get ready to craft, laugh, and create beautiful projects together! Save this schedule, gather your materials, and let's make this weekend unforgettable! For more detailed information on each class, refer to the individual class blog posts on our main blog page.

                      See you soon! โœจ

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